3 Feb 2018
THE EIGHTH MULTIPURPOSE FRIGATE “ANTONIO MARCEGLIA” LAUNCHED
Trieste, February 3, 2018 – The launching ceremony of the “Antonio Marceglia” frigate, the eighth of a series of 10 FREMM vessels - Multi Mission European Frigates, took place today at the integrated shipyard of Riva Trigoso (Genoa) in the presence of the Italian Minister of Defence, Roberta Pinotti and, on behalf of the Chief of Defence, General Claudio Graziano, the Chief of Staff of the Italian Navy, Admiral Valter Girardelli. The 10 FREMM vessels have been commissioned to Fincantieri by the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under the coordination of OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement, the international organization for cooperation on arms).
2 Feb 2018
FINCANTIERI SIGNS AN AGREEMENT WITH THE FRENCH STATE FOR THE ACQUISITION OF 50% OF STX FRANCE
Trieste, 2 February, 2018 – FINCANTIERI S.p.A., through its subsidiary Fincantieri Europe S.p.A., signed today a share purchase agreement for the acquisition of 50% of the share capital of STX France from the French State, represented by the Agence des Participations de l'Etat (APE).